7 Unusual Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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Mentor Everyone

Mentorship helps employees connect with other staffers and pushes them to think outside their traditional roles. At Allen & Gerritsen, a brand strategy agency in Watertown, Mass., even CEO Andrew Graff has a mentor: 22-year-old technology strategist Eric Leist. "We have a great group of diverse people here," one Allen & Gerritsen employee told Advertising Age, which first reported this. "We have wonderful work/life balance and a senior management team and HR department that always look for reasons to celebrate and provide us opportunities to smell the roses."